Congratulations on your new appointment, and welcome to Washington State University!

Join us as we explore Washington State University history, pertinent employment information, invaluable resources, and benefit options available to you.

Our New Employee Orientation is designed as a three part workshop over the course of one day.  In the morning, we conduct the first portion which is applicable to all employees.  In the afternoon, we split off into two different retirement sections depending on what your employment type is; there are different retirement options for different employment types.

We highly recommend that all new employees attend our New Employee Orientation as it helps to alleviate unknowns, answer employment and benefit related questions, and more importantly it fosters a smooth transition into our community.

New Employee Orientation Calendar

June 2019
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
July 2019August 2019September 2019
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Friday, August 16, 2019
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
October 2019November 2019 December 2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Enrolling in New Employee Orientation

To enroll yourself or your new employee in New Employee Orientation, please fill out the New Employee Orientation Enrollment Request form. If you have any questions, or run into difficulties, please send us a note at or call 509-335-4521.

Videoconferencing is available for non-Pullman locations

All sessions are available for videoconferencing to non-Pullman locations unless otherwise noted (i.e. Pullman Only). To request a videoconferencing connection, first enroll in your preferred session(s) as identified above and then notify 25Live Videoconferencing Services.

New Employee General Orientation


New Employee Retirement Orientation